Tag Archives: Colt-Andrews School

Students play in the dusty, dirt schoolyard at Colt Andrews School

Colt Andrews seeks ‘Field of Dreams’

Colt Andrews seeks ‘Field of Dreams’

Between 11:20 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. each school day, anyone strolling through downtown Bristol is sure to see happy children running and playing during recess at Colt Andrews School. Look a little closer, and you may see the dust cloud rising around their legs as they play in the dirt-filled yard. “The surface is currently

Abby Bratsos meticulously rolls clay in her hands to make a band for her bowl. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

‘Bowls for Hunger’ art project to benefit food pantry

A group of third-grade students spent an hour last Friday rolling and manipulating clay and fashioning swirly designs to decorate the outside of their clay bowls. But these aren’t just any bowls. Not only can they be used to hold food, they’ll help provide food for hundreds of hungry local residents. Funded by a grant

Jesse Wilson forms the batter into balls as Kylie Davenport and James Faulkner look on.

Bristol students prepare treats for the Bristol Animal Shelter

With gooey hands and big smiles, a second-grade class at Colt Andrews Elementary School in Bristol whipped up a big batch of homemade dog treats to be donated to the Bristol Animal Shelter. This past Friday was a fun filled day for students at the School. Not only was it “dress up as the person


Young Bristol chefs make loaves for Neighbors

Evan Harris, and his fellow second-graders in Ms. Gordon’s class, made loaves of corn bread Monday for the Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen. Each student made a loaf of corn bread that was baked in the Colt Andrews school cafeteria kitchen, which the students carried down to the soup kitchen office at St. Michael’s Church

Roger Williams University students stand next to the table of presents they will deliver to six Bristol families this Christmas.

Bristol families receive Christmas joy from local college students

Students at Roger Williams University are doing their part to make Christmas a little bit better for some Bristol families this year. The RWU Student Volunteer Association is conducting a “giving tree” program that will benefit six low-income families from Bristol. More than 25 students in the association received the wish list items from the families

Hundreds of students have benefited from programs like the Community String Project through grants from The Bristol Warren Education Foundation.

Bristol Warren Education Foundation awards $43,000 in grants

BRISTOL/WARREN — The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) has awarded $43,000 in grants to support programs in the Bristol Warren Regional School District (BWRSD) for the 2012-2013 school year. Teachers and staff from all six district schools — Mt. Hope High School, Kickemuit Middle School, Hugh Cole, Guiteras, Colt-Andrews, and Rockwell elementary schools — applied